The iLRN 2020 Virtual Conference has now concluded. If you registered for the conference, recordings of many of the sessions are available to you on the respective pages for the sessions on this site (you will need to be logged in to view the content). If you did not register for the conference, please sign up for a free individual membership of iLRN and we will contact you in due course to provide you with details on how you can gain access to the recordings.

Additionally, a highlights reel from the conference is available here.
Back To Schedule
Sunday, June 21 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Distinguished Sunday Evening Keynote: Deepening Psychosocial Immersion with Polymorphic Digital Puppeteering

Log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

Feedback form is now closed.
Immersive media can now portray intriguing virtual contexts with engaging activities. However, an important weakness is simulating the psychosocial signals living entities emote in the “real world”. (For example, Klingons should radiate aggression on every verbal and nonverbal dimension.) This talk will sketch how the evolution of polymorphic digital puppeteering systems, such as Mursion, may dramatically increase engagement, authenticity, and identity play in XR.

avatar for Chris Dede

Chris Dede

Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies, Harvard University
Chris Dede is the Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education.  His fields of scholarship include emerging technologies, policy, and leadership.  In 2007, he was honored by Harvard University as an outstanding teacher, and in 2011... Read More →

Sunday June 21, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm PDT
Main Stage iLRN Virtual Campus, powered by VirBELA